These exciting packages will be auctioned off during our Live Auction on October 23th!
Get ready to raise your bidder numbers!
You don’t want to miss out on these once in a lifetime experiences, fabulous getaways and incredible items!
10 DAY LUXURY SAFARI & HUNT IN LIMPOPO, SOUTH AFRICA FOR 4
Donated by: Phillip Bronkhorst Safari’s
“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived that distinguish one man from another.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
The vast, rugged bushveld of the South African Limpopo Province is calling for you. You and three guests will embark on an unforgettable adventure at this true, traditional tented safari camp outfitted with modern luxuries while harkening the days of Hemingway’s hunts. Generously donated by Phillip Bronkhorst Safaris, a family-owned safari operation. Hunting and guiding in Africa is their passion, making your lifelong dream a reality. Legal, sustainable utilization of wildlife resources is their mission, leading to the goal of preserving African wildlife. Their equipment, handpicked professional hunters, trackers, and safari staff are of outstanding quality, creating your ultimate safari experience.
This package includes access for two hunters and two guests during the March to October 2023/2024 season. You will spend seven days hunting on a 2×1 basis and three days observing. For the non-hunters, rejuvenate with a spa treatment and sundowner boat cruise or just relax and the luxurious Bateleur Tented Safari camp. After a day in the bush, indulge in typical African cuisine paired with South Africa’s finest wines and relax by the pool or campfire where you can share the day’s adventures and experiences with your hunting friends and family. Also included, $1,950 toward trophy fees per hunter and transportation to the taxidermist.
The winner is responsible for roundtrip airfare to South Africa and ground transportation to the hunt location. Hunters must bring their own rifle and 60 rounds of ammo. The trip can be extended, upgraded, and additional hunters added for an additional fees.
GROTTO FOR SIX
Donated by: Don Barr
Experience a Private Three-Day Weekend Stay (Friday afternoon thru Sunday afternoon) at The Grotto Get Away located just west of Candlelight Ranch at 27523 Turner Ranch Road, Marble Falls, 78654.
- Indulge with a basket of wine from Flat Creek Winery as you relax and unwind
- Discover the Grotto by viewing it above from “The Hangover” or arrange a guided tour with the owner
- Dangle your feet in the Lost Creek that runs through the camp and enjoy the sounds of birds and rushing water.
- 25-Foot-long fully equipped Airstream Flying Cloud Trailer sleeps up to 4 underneath large pole barn with extra room for your vehicle or tables
- “Honeymoon Cabin” has a cozy full-size bed, small fridge, and microwave oven
- Separate “Bath House” with shower, vanity area, and toilet
- Outdoor Kitchen with BBQ pit
*Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Expires 10/24/22.
DOVE HUNT AT HENSLEY RANCH
Donated by: Lew Curatolo & Labor Finders
The winning bidder and five friends will take aim on Opening Day 2022 with a South Zone dove hunt at Hensley Ranch near El Campo, TX. This property is in the heart of South Texas dove country – two hours from Austin. This package includes a one-night stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Wharton, lunch, and dinner for your group. The lucky winner will also receive a stocked Yeti cooler full of libations for your hunt!
Restrictions: License, Ammo and firearms are the hunter’s responsibility
Donated by: Tom Sultenfess & Cindy Hewitt, Suzanna Choffel, Carousel Lounge, DJ B_Flo, Maudie’s Tex-Mex, Dulce Vida Tequila
Austintatious: An ostentatious display of talent, taste, place, and tequila unique to Austin, Texas.
Experience a private, unique, and “Austintatious” evening for you and up to 50 of your friends. The event venue is the iconic Carousel Lounge, a hidden jewel of Austin’s history since 1963. The main show is a private concert from Austin-original musician and Sun Radio DJ, Suzanna Choffel, who’s smoky soul and indie pop sound has been enjoyed around the world since her first album in 2006. Before and after the show, relax — or dance — to music provided by another genuine Austin musician, DJ B_Flo (also our DJ for Light A Path). Cocktails will be provided Austin-owned and operated Dulce Vida 100-proof organic Tequila. Originating in Austin 30 years ago, Maudie’s Tex-Mex will be providing tried and true Tex-Mex for your guests. This will be a spectacular evening of original Austin talent, music, and tequila, at an iconic Austin venue. Austintatious!!!
This package includes:
- Private set by Suzanna Choffel for 1.5 hours
- Private set by DJ B_Flo for 1.5 hours
- Private party at Carousel Lounge for up to 50 people
- Cocktails by Dulce Vida , including bartenders, for 2 – 3 hours
- $500 gift card for Maudie’s Tex-Mex North Lamar
*Must be 21 to purchase and use. Not valid on holidays. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Date must be requested and booked a minimum of three (3) months in advance in order to coordinate all parties.
JACK ALLEN’S AND GARRISON BROTHER’S BOURON DINNER FOR 10
Donated by: LuAnn & Jack Gilmore and Dan Garrison
A perennial crowd favorite, this package is sure to delight. Up to 10 people will relish the meal of a lifetime prepared by the Chefs at Jack Allen’s and
Salt Traders at Jack and LuAnn’s house. But it doesn’t stop there! Your evening will feature Garrison Brothers Bourbon cocktails complete with an educational experience from Dan Garrison himself! Includes a bottling experience at Garrison Brothers distillery in Hye, TX (at a later date).
*Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Expires 10/24/22. Restaurants not available on weekends. Some dates will not be available.
PAINTING BY BRUCE BINGHAM
Donated by: The Highland Lakes Creative Arts & Bruce Bingham
Relish in the opportunity to own a piece of art that you had the opportunity to interact with the artist and watch her paint before your eyes. Internationally collected artist, Bruce Bingham,
through a sponsorship from the Highland Lakes Creative Arts, joins us live at the ranch to paint a one-of-a-kind piece of art to be adorned by the lucky bidder.
Bruce believes that “we live in a world filled with wonder, surrounded by hidden beauty naturally embedded everywhere. Many miss it, some never see it, and others overlook it. It’s my mission as an artist to notice that beauty and capture it on canvas.”
Donated by: Dauphen Jackson Cattle Company, Quality Seafood, Fischer Meat Market, Home Depot, Monika & Kerry Orr, Jennifer & Brian Sellers
Satisfy your inner pit master and keep your family and friends well fed with this uniquely Texan BBQ package. Up your brisket game with a state-of-the-art Trager Smoker and 50lbs of corn-fed beef hand raised by the Dauphen Jackson Cattle Company. Expand your grilling repertoire with a gift card to Quality Seafood, new grill utensils, smoker chips, specialty seasonings and two links of world-famous smoked sausage from Fischer’s Meat Market in Muenster, Texas. Wash it all down with a bottle Tito’s Vodka and Nine Banded Whiskey.
Don’t have space in your freezer? Don’t worry, this package includes a small 3.5 cubic feet deep freezer!